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TIMOR-LESTE 2010

Victor Valley College Tropical Research Initiative
Herpetofauna of Timor-Leste
Phase II


EXPEDITION RESULTS
January 27th to February 9th 2010
Herp Life List


PHASE II HERP LIFE LIST
Bufonidae Toads  
Duttaphrynus melanostictus Asian black-spined toad introduced
Dicroglossidae Modern true frogs  
Fejervarya spp. Rice paddy frogs species-complex
Rhacophoridae Foam-nesting treefrogs  
Polypedates cf. leucomystax Striped treefrog  
     
Agamidae Dragons  
Draco timoriensis Timor flying lizard  
Gekkonidae Geckos  
Cyrtodactylus sp.2 Bent-toed gecko  
Gehyra cf. mutilata Mutilated gecko introduced
Gekko gecko gecko Tokay gecko introduced
Hemidactylus frenatus Common house gecko introduced
Hemidactylus platyurus Flat-tailed house gecko introduced
Hemidactylus cf. tenkatei Roti house gecko introduced
Scincidae Skinks  
Carlia sp.2 Four-fingered skink new species
Carlia sp.4 Four-fingered skink new species
Cryptoblepharus sp.3 Snake-eyed skink new species
Eremiascincus sp.3 Night skink new species
Eutropis cf. multifasciata Many-banded skink  
Lamprolepis cf. smaragdina Emerald tree skink  
Sphenomorphus sp.3 Forest skink new species
Homalopsidae Mud and mangrove snakes  
Cerberus rynchops Asian dog-faced watersnake  
Viperidae Pitvipers  
Trimeresurus (Trimeresurus) insularis Lesser Sunda Island pitviper  
     
Frogs = 3 spp.; Lizards = 14 spp.; Snakes = 2 spp.
Total = 19 species

Click here for a complete checklist combining all the Phases of the
Victor Valley College Herpetofaunal Survey of Timor-Leste.